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OMSI's Marvel exhibit hosts 'Anyone Can Be a Hero' organ donation fundraiser

Dress up as your favorite superhero and help raise money to support organ donation in Oregon and Southwest Washington on Saturday, Nov. 12.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Donate Life Northwest is kicking off its "Anyone Can Be a Hero" campaign with a super fun event on Saturday, Nov. 12 at OMSI. It will be a night of superheroes, fundraising and a celebration of organ donors, transplant recipients and supporters.

Attendees will have exclusive access to the Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes exhibit at OMSI. They’ll enjoy “marvel-ous” snacks & beverages, fun activities, and a paddle raise to support their crucial services.

"This directly helps us provide services to tens of thousands of Oregonians and Southwest Washingtonians through our education programs, our outreach programs, and supporting the community that has become involved with donation and transplantation," said Jackie Wirz, executive director of Donate Life Northwest. "Everything from donating donuts on transplant day to our transplant centers to providing meaningful get-togethers for donor families — this is the work that we are honored to do and this fundraising event directly helps our ability to offer these events for our community." 

Here are the essential details of the event for anyone who would like to attend:

  • When: Saturday, Nov. 12 from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland
  • Tickets: $150 per person

For more information and to get tickets visit www.donatelifenw.org/Hero

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